You worry about how your date will feel when they find out, and you’d rather prolong that conversation for as long as possible. Any serious discussions can be pretty awkward in a new relationship, and letting someone know that you still live at home can be one of them.
It’s best to just state the fact and say it’s temporary.
You’d think that since I live at home I would gravitate toward men with their own place. Living at home is fine and good and positively European, a mantra that you can repeat in the mirror 20 times every morning so you don’t ever have to say it on a date.
Instead, in an effort to truly recapture the spirit of my youth, I’ve dated several guys who enjoy unbridled access to their parent’s pantry. While being positively European is great, having sex in your natal home as an adult requires a healthy dose of gumption and certain amount of finesse. Or, at least, how to keep your date from running from your bunk-bed.
Here are some struggles you might relate to if you’re in that situation: Trying to subtly hide the fact you live at home.